NEW DELHI, India will celebrate it’s 72nd Independence Day on August 15. Every year on 15th August the country celebrates freedom from the British rule. As we celebrate independence, we also celebrate the rich Indian culture and tradition. On Independence Day people exchange sweets, greet each other and hoist the tricolour. Parades are also held across the country on Independence Day to commemorate India’s freedom struggle. Independence Day is a national holiday and is celebrated with much fervour across the nation.